September 2013

17.09.2013

# Political Papers

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Jones, Chris; et al. (2013): LWEC Geoengineering Report. A forward look for UK research on climate impacts of geoengineering

Jones, Chris; Williamson, Phil; Haywood, Jim; Lowe, Jason; Wiltshire, Andy; Lenton, Tim et al. (2013): LWEC Geoengineering Report. A forward look for UK research on climate impacts of geoengineering. Living With Environmental Change (LWEC).

"The Living With Environmental Change (LWEC) Climate Mitigation Task Force has released a report which looks at where there might be a need for research activity in geoengineering. The report, ‘A forward look for UK research on climate impacts of geoengineering’, began as a scoping study for the Natural Environment Research Council, identifying research gaps in climate remediation from an environmental perspective."

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17.09.2013

# New Publications

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Reynolds, Jesse (2014): Climate Engineering Field Research. The Favorable Setting of International Environmental Law. (forthcoming)

Reynolds, Jesse (2014): Climate Engineering Field Research. The Favorable Setting of International Environmental Law. (forthcoming). In Washington and Lee Journal of Energy, Climate, and the Environment 5 (2).

"This article examines the relevant international environmental law, distinguishing between climate engineering research and deployment. It also maintains an awareness of climate change itself and emphasizes the enabling function of law."

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16.09.2013

# Media

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the guardian: Science Weekly podcast: Shooting badgers and 'hacking' the climate

"As the UK government's badger cull gets under way, we review the methods and ask whether it's likely to work. [...]"

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15.09.2013

# Media

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St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Scientists studying solar radiation management as a way to cool planet

Article on SRM. "The idea is being investigated by, among others, the National Academy of Sciences, which is conducting research funded by the CIA, NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The academy invited experts to discuss the idea this past week."

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13.09.2013

# Media

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the guardian: 'Threatening climate change messages are not effective'

"In this interview with Yale 360, prof Dan Kahan explains why scientists and the media need to frame the science in ways that will resonate better with the public"

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13.09.2013

# New Publications

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Boyages, Costa S. (2013): Global climate change, geo-engineering and human health

Boyages, Costa S. (2013): Global climate change, geo-engineering and human health. In The Medical Journal of Australia 199 (7), pp. 1–2. DOI 10.5694/mja13.10572

Australian Medical Students’ Association Global Health Essay Competition. "One underinvestigated dimension to climate change discourse, however, is the link between human health and geo-engineering."

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13.09.2013

# Media

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Matt Crossman Blog: Let me break it down: Geoengineering

Article from the stand point of sustainability with three headlines: "It’s really hard", "It’s not a solution", "It’s a political nightmare"

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13.09.2013

# Calls & events

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Conference: International Workshop on Geoengineering

11.10.2013, Paris

"Geoengineering on the climate change agenda. - We think it is time to take a step back and reflect on the promises, risks and pitfalls of geoengineering as thoroughly as possible."

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12.09.2013

# Media

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the guardian: 5 ways to hack the planet (+) Astronomers Royal, scientific advice and engineering

Two articles respont to the interview with Lord Rees.

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11.09.2013

# Media

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the guardian: Astronomer royal calls for 'Plan B' to prevent runaway climate change

"Lord Rees appeals for research into geoengineering technologies in case efforts to curb carbon emissions fail"

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